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					   Variable                          Present
    Name          Variable label      in file                        Value labels                               Source
HOUSEHOLD LEVEL VARIABLES
File information
              Unique country/year id
 COUNTRY number                        YES 118 Romania 1997                                            LIS code
              Unique household unit
 CASENUM number                        YES                                                             LIS code
                                                                                                       Original household level
 HWEIGHT    Sample weight           YES                                                                data




 DEFLATE    Deflation factor        YES                                                                LIS code

            Country specific
  HSLOT1    household information   NO

           Country specific
  HSLOT2 household information      NO
Demographic variables
                                          0 no couple present in household
                                          1 married couple
                                          2 married couple, head and spouse interchanged by LIS
                                          3 non-married cohabiting couple
            Married couple                4 non-married cohabiting couple, LIS interchanged partners   Derived from LIS
 MARRIED    indicator               YES   5 non-married cohabiting couple, both partners same sex      individual level data
                                                                                                       Derived from LIS
    D1      Age of head             YES                                                                individual level data

                                                                                                       Derived from LIS
    D2      Age of spouse           YES                                                                individual level data
                                          1 male                                                       Derived from LIS
    D3      Sex of head             YES   2 female                                                     individual level data
            Number of persons in                                                                       Derived from LIS
    D4      household               YES                                                                individual level data
    D5      Family structure        YES   5 household                                                  LIS code

    D6      Number of earners       NO
 Variable                              Present
  Name           Variable label         in file                                  Value labels                                      Source
                                                  1 North-East
                                                  2 South-East
                                                  3 South
                                                  4 South-West
                                                  5 West
                                                  6 North-West
            Geographic location                   7 Center                                                                Original household level
    D7      indicator A                 YES       8 Bucharest                                                             data
                                                  1 Romanian
                                                  2 Hungarian
                                                  3 German
            Ethnicity/Nationality of              4 Gypsy                                                                 Derived from LIS
    D8      head                        YES       5 other                                                                 individual level data
                                                  1 Romanian
                                                  2 Hungarian
                                                  3 German
         Ethnicity/Nationality of                 4 Gypsy                                                                 Derived from LIS
ETHNATSP spouse                         YES       5 other                                                                 individual level data
                                                  1 not graduated school
                                                  2 primary education (1-4 classes)
                                                  3 secondary education (5-8 classes)
                                                  4 professional stud., vocational training or apprenticeship
                                                  5 first level of highschool (9-10 classes)
                                                  6 highschool (9-12 classes)
            Educational level of                  7 post-sec. specialized ed. or technical training for formen            Derived from LIS
   D10      head                        YES       8 short and long term university education                              individual level data
                                                  1 not graduated school
                                                  2 primary education (1-4 classes)
                                                  3 secondary education (5-8 classes)
                                                  4 professional stud., vocational training or apprenticeship
                                                  5 first level of highschool (9-10 classes)
                                                  6 highschool (9-12 classes)
            Educational level of                  7 post-sec. specialized ed. or technical training for formen            Derived from LIS
   D11      spouse                      YES       8 short and long term university education                              individual level data
            Occupational training
   D12      of head                      NO
            Occupational training
   D13      of spouse                    NO


                                                  4-digit ISCO-88 classsification (see variable descriptives for detailed Derived from LIS
   D14      Occupation of head          YES       list of labels).                                                        individual level data




                                                  4-digit ISCO-88 classsification (see variable descriptives for detailed Derived from LIS
   D15      Occupation of spouse        YES       list of labels).                                                        individual level data
Variable                            Present
 Name           Variable label       in file                                Value labels                                Source
                                               1 agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting
                                               2 extractive industry
                                               3 processing industry
                                               4 electric and thermal power, gas and water
                                               5 construction
                                               6 wholesale, retail trade, hotels and restaurants
                                               7 transport, storage, communications
                                               8 financial,banking, insurance activities
                                               9 real estate transactions, renting, services for enterprises
                                               10 public administration and defense, social assistance
                                               11 education
                                               12 health and social security
                                               13 other collective, social and personal service
                                               14 activities of the staff working for personal households      Derived from LIS
  D16      Industry of head          YES       15 international organizations activities                       individual level data
                                               1 agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting
                                               2 extractive industry
                                               3 processing industry
                                               4 electric and thermal power, gas and water
                                               5 construction
                                               6 wholesale, retail trade, hotels and restaurants
                                               7 transport, storage, communications
                                               8 financial,banking, insurance activities
                                               9 real estate transactions, renting, services for enterprises
                                               10 public administration and defense, social assistance
                                               11 education
                                               12 health and social security
                                               13 other collective, social and personal service
                                               14 activities of the staff working for personal households      Derived from LIS
  D17      Industry of spouse        YES       15 international organizations activities                       individual level data
           Type (status) of
  D18      worker head                NO
           Type (status) of
  D19      worker spouse              NO
           Geographic location                 1 urban                                                         Original household level
  D20      indicator B               YES       2 rural                                                         data
                                                                                                               Derived from LIS
  D21      Marital status of head    YES                                                                       individual level data

           Marital status of                                                                                   Derived from LIS
MARTSP     spouse                    YES                                                                       individual level data
                                               1 own dwelling
                                               2 rent from the state
           Tenure (owned/rented                3 rent from private person                                      Original household level
  D22      housing)                  YES       4 live for free                                                 data
           Disability status of                0 no                                                            Derived from LIS
  D25      head                      YES       1 yes                                                           individual level data

           Disability status of                0 no                                                            Derived from LIS
  D26      spouse                    YES       1 yes                                                           individual level data
 Variable                            Present
  Name          Variable label        in file                               Value labels                             Source

            Number of children                                                                              Derived from LIS
   D27      under age 18              YES                                                                   individual level data

            Age of the youngest                                                                             Derived from LIS
   D28      child                     YES                                                                   individual level data
            Number of persons                                                                               Derived from LIS
NUM6574     aged 65 to 74             YES                                                                   individual level data

            Number of persons                                                                               Derived from LIS
NUMGE75     aged 75 or more           YES                                                                   individual level data

ACTIVHD  Activity status of head       NO
         Activity status of
 ACTIVSP spouse                        NO
         Immigration status of
IMMIGRHD head                          NO
         Immigration status of
IMMIGRSP spouse                        NO
                                                1 employee
                                                2 employer
                                                3 self employed, non-agriculture
                                                4 self employed, agriculture
                                                5 member of non-agricultural cooperative
                                                6 member of agricultural association
                                                7 unemployed
                                                8 pensioner
                                                9 pupil, student
                                                10 housewife
            Labour force status of              11 in military service                                      Derived from LIS
 LFSHD      head                      YES       12 other (pre-school children, old persons, sick persons)   individual level data
                                                1 employee
                                                2 employer
                                                3 self employed, non-agriculture
                                                4 self employed, agriculture
                                                5 member of non-agricultural cooperative
                                                6 member of agricultural association
                                                7 unemployed
                                                8 pensioner
                                                9 pupil, student
                                                10 housewife
            Labour force status of              11 in military service                                      Derived from LIS
 LFSSP      spouse                    YES       12 other (pre-school children, old persons, sick persons)   individual level data
            Weeks worked full-
WEEKHDFT    time head                  NO
            Weeks worked full-
WEEKSPFT    time spouse                NO
            Weeks worked part-
WEEKHDPT    time head                  NO
            Weeks worked part-
WEEKSPPT    time spouse                NO
  Variable                         Present
   Name           Variable label    in file   Value labels           Source
             Weeks unemployed
WEEKHDUP head                        NO
             Weeks unemployed
WEEKSPUP spouse                      NO
             Hours worked per
  HRSHD      week head               NO
             Hours worked per
  HRSSP      week spouse             NO
Expenditure variables




                                                             Original household level
 FOODEXP Food expenditures          YES                      data




                                                             Original household level
 HOUSEXP Housing expenditures       YES                      data
 Variable                           Present
  Name          Variable label       in file   Value labels           Source




                                                              Original household level
 APPEXP     Clothing expenditures    YES                      data




            Transportation                                    Original household level
TRANEXP     expenditures             YES                      data

         Child care
CHCAREXP expenditures                 NO
  Variable                           Present
   Name           Variable label      in file   Value labels           Source




             Education                                         Original household level
 EDUCEXP     expenditures             YES                      data




             Out of pocket medical                             Original household level
  MEDEXP     expenditures             YES                      data




             Total family unit                                 Original household level
  TOTEXP expenditures                 YES                      data
Income variables
Variable                            Present
 Name          Variable label        in file   Value labels           Source




           Gross wages and                                    Original household level
  V1       salaries                  YES                      data
           Net wages and
V1NET      salaries                   NO
           Mandatory Employer
  V2       Contribution               NO

           Non mandatory
  V3       Employer Contribution      NO




           Farm self-employment                               Original household level
  V4       income                    YES                      data




           Non-farm self-                                     Original household level
  V5       employment income         YES                      data




                                                              Original household level
  V6       In-kind earnings          YES                      data
           Mandatory
           Contribution for Self-
  V7       Employment                 NO
Variable                           Present
 Name          Variable label       in file   Value labels           Source




                                                             Original household level
  V8       Cash property income     YES                      data
           Interests and
 V8S1      dividends                 NO
 V8S2      Rental income             NO
 V8S3      Private savings plans     NO
 V8S4      Royalties                 NO
           Other cash property
 V8SR      income                    NO
  V8X      Interest paid             NO
           Noncash property
  V9       income                    NO
           Market value:
           residence
  V10      (homeowners)              NO




                                                             Original household level
  V11      Income taxes             YES                      data



           Property or wealth                                Original household level
  V12      taxes                    YES                      data




           Mandatory Employee                                Original household level
  V13      Contribution             YES                      data




                                                             Original household level
  V14      Other direct taxes       YES                      data
  V15      Indirect taxes           NO
Variable                             Present
 Name          Variable label         in file   Value labels           Source




                                                               Original household level
  V16      Sick Pay                   YES                      data




  V17      Accident Pay                NO
  V18      Disability Pay              NO



           Social Retirement
  V19      Benefits                   YES                      LIS household level data




                                                               Original household level
V19S1      Basic old age benefit      YES                      data
           Supplementary old
V19S2      age benefit                 NO

           Early retirement
V19S3      benefit                     NO




                                                               Original household level
V19S4      Survivor's pensions        YES                      data




           Other social retirement
           not included inV19S1-                               Original household level
V19SR      V19S4                      YES                      data



           Family or Child
  V20      Allowance                  YES                      LIS household level data




                                                               Original household level
V20S1      Child allowance            YES                      data
Variable                            Present
 Name          Variable label        in file   Value labels            Source

           Advance maintenance
V20S2      (single parents pgm)       NO
           Orphan's pension
V20S3      allowance                  NO
           Other child allowance
V20SR      amounts                    NO



           Unemployment
  V21      Compensation              YES                      LIS household level data



           Unemployment                                       Original household level
V21S1      insurance                 YES                      data
           Training or retraining
V21S2      allowance                  NO
           Placement/resettlemen
V21S3      t benefits                 NO
           Other unemployment
V21SR      benefits                   NO




  V22      Maternity Allowances      YES                      LIS household level data


                                                              Aggregated over
                                                              individuals (ECHP
V22S1      Pay replacement           YES                      individual level data)

V22S2      Birth premium              NO
           Other
           maternity/paternity
V22SR      benefits                   NO




           Military/Vet/War                                   Original household level
  V23      Benefits                  YES                      data




  V24      Other Social Insurance    YES                      LIS household level data

V24S1      Invalid care premium       NO
Variable                            Present
 Name          Variable label        in file   Value labels           Source




           Non means-tested                                   Original household level
V24S2      student premium           YES                      data
           Non means-tested
V24S3      child-care benefit         NO




                                                              Original household level
V24SR      Other social benefits     YES                      data



           Means-Tested Cash
 V25       Benefits                  YES                      LIS household level data
V25S1      Social assistance         NO
V25S2      Old age assistance        NO


           Unemployment
V25S3      assistance                 NO
           Unmarried mother's
V25S4      allowance                  NO



           Other means-tested                                 Original household level
V25SR      allowance                 YES                      data

  V26      All Near-Cash Benefits     NO
           Near cash food
V26S1      benefits                   NO
           Near cash housing
V26S2      benefits                   NO
           Near cash medical
V26S3      benefits                   NO
           Near cash heating
V26S4      benefits                   NO
           Near cash education
V26S5      benefits                   NO
           Near cash child care
V26S6      benefits                   NO
 Variable                         Present
  Name          Variable label     in file   Value labels           Source

         Other near cash
  V26SR  means-tested benefits      NO
         Value of non cash
    V27  food benefits              NO
         Value of non cash
    V28  housing benefits           NO
         Value of non cash
    V29  medical benefits           NO
         Value of non cash
    V30  heating benefits           NO
         Value of non cash
    V31  education benefits         NO
         Value of non-cash
   V31A  child care benefits        NO
         Alternate non-cash
ALTNCASH income                     NO
    V32  Private Pensions           NO
         Occupational
  V32S1  pensions                   NO
  V32S2  Opting out pensions        NO
         Other private pension
  V32SR  income                     NO
         Public Sector
    V33  Pensions                   NO
         Alimony or Child
    V34  Support                    NO
         Alimony/child support
   V34X  paid                       NO
         Other Regular Private
    V35  Income                     NO
         Regular transfers from
  V35S1  relatives                  NO
         Reg. transfers from
         private charitable
  V35S2  organ.                     NO
         Other regular private
  V35SR  income                     NO
         Regular transfers paid
   V35X  to relatives               NO




                                                            Original household level
   V36      Other Cash Income      YES                      data
  Variable                            Present
   Name           Variable label       in file   Value labels           Source
             Realized Lump Sum
     V37     Income                     NO
             Capital gains and
   V37S1     losses                     NO
             Other lump sum
   V37SR     income                     NO
             Gross wage/salary of
     V39     head                       NO
             Net wage/salary of
  V39NET     head                       NO
             Hourly wage rate of
     V40     head                       NO
             Gross wage/salary of
     V41     spouse                     NO
             Net wage/salary of
  V41NET     spouse                     NO
             Hourly wage rate of
     V42     spouse                     NO
             Near cash housing
 NEARCHB benefits                       NO
             Near cash except
 NEARCOB housing                        NO
LIS income aggregates



             Total self employment
   SELFI     income                    YES                      LIS household level data




 EARNING     Total earnings            YES                      LIS household level data




     FI      Total factor income       YES                      LIS household level data
             Total occupational
  PENSIOI    pensions                   NO




    MI       Total market income       YES                      LIS household level data
             Total means-tested
  MEANSI     income                     NO


             Total social insurance
             (Excl. V19, V20 and
 OTHSOCI     V21)                      YES                      LIS household level data
 Variable                             Present
  Name          Variable label         in file   Value labels           Source




            Total social insurance
   SOCI     transfer                   YES                      LIS household level data




SOCTRANS Total social transfers        YES                      LIS household level data

 PRIVATI    Total private transfers     NO




 TRANSI     Total transfer income      YES                      LIS household level data




    GI      Total gross income         YES                      LIS household level data



            Total mandatory
PAYROLL     payroll taxes              YES                      LIS household level data


   DPI      Net disposable income      YES                      LIS household level data
                                                                                                            Net / gross
                                                                                 Missing values / not        (income
                             Variable construction                                   applicable             variables)                                 Comments


                                                                                                                          Original survey: Romanian Integrated Household Survey, held in
COUNTRY = 118.                                                               No missing values.                           1997, income data refer to 1997.
See variables description.
(original variable: nr = household sequence number - numărul gospodăriei )   No missing values.                           3 households with missing weights were dropped.
HWEIGHT = coef ,                                                                                                          The weight inflates to population size.
where coef = household weight.                                               No missing values.                           3 households with missing weights were dropped.
DEFLATE = 0.56495 if lun =1,
DEFLATE = 0.67099 if lun =2,
DEFLATE = 0.87706 if lun =3,
DEFLATE = 0.93759 if lun =4,
DEFLATE = 0.97754 if lun =5,
DEFLATE = 1 if lun =6,
DEFLATE = 1.00691 if lun =7,
DEFLATE = 1.04234 if lun =8,                                                                                              For some Eastern European countries, among which Romania, LIS
DEFLATE = 1.07682 if lun =9,                                                                                              income and expenditure variables are corrected for extreme high
DEFLATE = 1.14659 if lun =10,                                                                                             inflation (using the CPI monthly index based June 1997) and the
DEFLATE = 1.19554 if lun =11,                                                                                             variable DEFLATE actually contains the inverse of the deflation
DEFLATE = 1.24935 if lun =12,                                                                                             factor, so that users are able to go back to the nominal incomes and
where lun = date of interview.                                               No missing values.                           expenditures as reported in the original dataset.




See variable descriptives.                                                   No missing values.

D1 = PAGE if PPNUM = 1.                                                      No missing values.
                                                                             No missing values.
                                                                             Not applicable (no spouse) =
D1 = PAGE if PPNUM = 2.                                                      sysmis.

D3 = PSEX if PPNUM = 1.                                                      No missing values.
D4 = sum(iD4) over individual in household,
where iD4 = 1.                                                               No missing values.
D5=5                                                                         No missing values.
                                                                                                                          Variable could be derived from original survey, but relevant original
                                                                                                                          variables were not delivered to LIS.
                                                                                        Net / gross
                                                          Missing values / not           (income
                              Variable construction           applicable                variables)                                  Comments




D7= region ,                                                                                          This variable represents the first two digits of the Center Code (codul
where region = district code (codul judenţului) .     No missing values.                              celtrului) from the Identification Data.




D8 = PETHNAT if PPNUM=1.                              No missing values.


                                                      No missing values.
                                                      Not applicable (no spouse) =
ETHNATSP = PETHNAT if PPNUM = 2.                      sysmis.




D10 = PEDUC if PPNUM=1.                               No missing values.




                                                      No missing values.
                                                      Not applicable (no spouse) =
D11 = PEDUC if PPNUM = 2.                             sysmis.

                                                                                                      Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                      Variable not available in original survey.
                                                      No missing values.
                                                      Not applicable (not working or
                                                      working in agricultural sector)
D14 = POCC if PPNUM=1.                                = sysmis.                                       See comment for POCC.
                                                      No missing values.
                                                      Not applicable (no spouse or
                                                      spouse not working or
                                                      working in agricultural sector)
D15 = POCC if PPNUM=2.                                = sysmis.                                       See comment for POCC.
                                                                                                                  Net / gross
                                                                                    Missing values / not           (income
                             Variable construction                                      applicable                variables)                                 Comments




                                                                                No missing values.
                                                                                Not applicable (not working or
                                                                                working in agricultural sector)
D16 = PIND if PPNUM=1.                                                          = sysmis.                                       See comment for PIND.




                                                                                No missing values.
                                                                                Not applicable (no spouse or
                                                                                spouse not working or
                                                                                working in agricultural sector)
D17 = PIND if PPNUM=2.                                                          = sysmis.                                       See comment for PIND.
                                                                                                                                Information on ownership of wage activity available in original survey
                                                                                                                                but not provided to LIS.
                                                                                                                                Information on ownership of wage activity available in original survey
                                                                                                                                but not provided to LIS.
D20 = mediu (recoded),                                                                                                          This variable represents the last digit of the Center Code (codul
where mediu = type of area (categoria de localitate) .                          No missing values.                              celtrului) from the Identification Data.

D21 = PMART if PPNUM=1.                                                         No missing values.
                                                                                No missing values.
                                                                                Not applicable (no spouse) =
MARTSP = PMART if PPNUM=2.                                                      sysmis.

D22 = S17 row 4 ,
where S17 row 4 = rental status (Dwelling Information) (statutul de ocupare a
locuinţei) .                                                                    No missing values.

D25 = PDISABL if PPNUM=1.                                                       No missing values.
                                                                                No missing values.
                                                                                Not applicable (no spouse) =
D26 = PDISABL if PPNUM=2.                                                       sysmis.
                                                                                                             Net / gross
                                                                                Missing values / not          (income
                             Variable construction                                  applicable               variables)                                  Comments
D27 = sum(iD27) over individuals,
where iD27=1 if (PAGE<18 & PREL~=1 or 2 & PMART~=2 or missing), otherwise
iD27=0.                                                                     No missing values.                             Head, spouse and (ever) married children are excluded.
D28 = min(iD28) over individuals,                                           No missing values.
where iD28=PAGE if iD27=1, otherwise iD28=99                                Not applicable (no children) =
reset D28=0 if D28=99.                                                      sysmis.
NUM6574 = sum(iNUM6574) over individuals,
where iNUM6574=1 if (PAGE>64 & PAGE<75), otherwise iNUM6574=0.              No missing values.
NUMGE75 = sum(iNUMGE75) over individuals,
where iNUMGE75=1 if PAGE>74,
otherwise iNUMGE75=0.                                                       No missing values.

                                                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.




LFSHD = PLFS if PPNUM=1.                                                    No missing values.




                                                                            No missing values.
                                                                            Not applicable (no spouse) =
LFSSP = PLFS if PPNUM=2.                                                    sysmis.

                                                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                                                       Net / gross
                                                                                                Missing values / not    (income
                                Variable construction                                               applicable         variables)                                  Comments

                                                                                                                                     Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                                     Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                                     Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                                     Variable not available in original survey.

FOODEXP = (S14 row 501 col.2 + S12 row 446-449 col.2 + own consumption )
/100 *12 /DEFLATE,
where S14 row 501 col.2 = food goods - amount paid (S12 row 186 col.4 + col.6 )
(Expenses and Other Payments - Balance) (cumpărări de produse
agroalimentare) ,
S12 row 446-449 col.2 = payments for nourishment - canteen, day nurseries,
nursery schools / restaurants / bars, snack-bars, etc. / confectioners, pastry
stores - amount paid (Expenditures for Payment of Services) (plata alimentaţiei
la: cantine, creşe, grădiniţe / restaurante / bufete, baruri, braserii, berării, cafenele   No missing values (all
/ cofetării şi patisierii) ,                                                                imputed).
own consumption = value of self-consumption of food (calculated from col. 5 of              Not applicable (no such                  The value of self-consumption was calculated using a special
S10 = own production of food goods??).
HOUSEXP = (S11 row 268-269 col.3 + S11 row 302-304 col.3 + S11 row 307-                     expenditures) = 0.                       methodology.
309 col.3 + S11 row 311-313 col.3 + S12 row 417-418 col.2 + S12 row 430-435
col.2 + 0.5 * S12 row 453 col.2 + own consumption ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,
where S11 row 268-269 col.3 = chemical products - laquers, paints / other
chemical goods - amount paid (Non-Food Goods) (produse chimice - lacuri şi
copsele / diluanţi şi alte produse chimice) ,
S11 row 302-304 col.3 = fuels - firewood / coal / petroleum - amount paid (Non-
Food Goods) (combustibili - lemne de foc / cărbuni / petrol) ,
S11 row 307-308 col.3 = fuels - oil for heating / gas cylinder - amount paid (Non-
Food Goods) (combustibili - combustibil lichid pentru calorifer / gaz lichefiat
(aragaz)) ,
S11 row 309 col. 3 = building materials - amount paid (Non-Food Goods)
(materiale de construcţii şi inatalaţii) ,
S11 row 311-313 col.3 = flowers / funeral objects / other non-food goods -
amount paid (Non-Food Goods) (flori naturale / abjecte funerare / alte mărfuri
nealimentare) ,                                                                             No missing values (all
S12 row 417 col.2 = payment for new building construction - amount paid                     imputed).
(Expenditures for Payment of Services) (manoperă pentru construcţii noi) ,                  Not applicable (no such                  The value of self-consumption was calculated using a special
S12 row 418 col.2 = repair and maintenance of dwellings - amount paid                       expenditures) = 0.                       methodology.
                                                                                                                       Net / gross
                                                                                                Missing values / not    (income
APPEXP = (S11 row 201-227Variable construction col.3 + S11 row 285-286
                                      col.3 + S11 row 237-239                                       applicable         variables)                                Comments
col.3 + S12 row 401-404 col.2 + S12 row 409-410 col.2 + own consumption ) /100
*12 /DEFLATE,
where S11 row 201-204 col.3 = textiles - cotton, cotton-like textiles / wool, wool-
like textiles / silk, silk-like textiles / other kinds of fibers - amount paid (Non-Food
Goods) (ţesături din - bumbac şi tip bumbac / lână şi tip lână / mătase şi tip
mătase / alte feluri de fire) ,
S11 row 205-210 col.3 = ready-made clothes for men - cotton, cotton-like / wool,
wool-like / silk, silk-like / other fibers / natural leather and furs / synthetic leather
and furs - amount paid (Non-Food Goods) (confecţii pentru bărbaţi - bumbac şi
tip bumbac / lână şi tip lână / mătase şi tip mătase / alte ţesături / piei şi blănuri
naturale / piei şi blănuri sintetice) ,
S11 row 211-216 col.3 = ready-made clothes for women - cotton, cotton-like /
wool, wool-like / silk, silk-like / other fibers / natural leather and furs / synthetic
leather and furs - amount paid (Non-Food Goods) (confecţii pentru femei -
bumbac şi tip bumbac / lână şi tip lână / mătase şi tip mătase / alte ţesături / piei
şi blănuri naturale / piei şi blănuri sintetice) ,
S11 row 217 -221 col.3 = ready-made clothes for children - cotton, cotton-like /
wool, wool-like / silk, silk-like / other fibers / leather and furs - amount paid (Non-
Food Goods) (confecţii pentru copii - bumbac şi tip bumbac / lână şi tip lână /
mătase şi tip mătase / alte ţesături / piei şi blănuri) ,
S11 row 222-224 col.3 = knitwear for: men / women / children - amount paid
(Non-Food Goods) (tricotatje pentru - bărbaţi / femei / copii) ,
S11 row 225-227 col.3 = socks and stockings for: men / women / children -
amount paid (Non-Food Goods) (ciorapi şi şosete pentru - bărbaţi / femei / copii) ,         No missing values (all
S11 row 237 col.3 = haberdashery articles - amount paid (Non-Food Goods)                    imputed).
(articole de galanterie) ,                                                                  Not applicable (no such                  The value of self-consumption was calculated using a special
S11 row 238 col.3 = other haberdashery small articles - amount paid (Non-Food               expenditures) = 0.                       methodology.

TRANEXP = (S11 row 287-291 col.3 + S11 row 305-306 col.3 + S12 row 415
col.2 + S12 row 436-437 col.2 + S12 row 439-445 col.2 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,
where S11 row 287-291 col.3 = vehicles - cars / motorcycles / bicycles / auto-
moto accessories, spare parts / bicycle accessories, spare parts (Non-Food
Goods) (mijloace auto-moto, accesorii şi piese - autoturisme / motociclete şi
motorete / biciclete / accesorii şi piese de schimb pentru autoturisme şi
motociclete / accesorii şi piese de schimb pentru biciclete) ,
S11 row 305 -306 col.3 = fuels - gasoline / diesel oil, oil for cars (Non-Food
Goods) (combustibili - benzină / motorină şi uleiuri auto-moto),
S12 row 415 col.2 = repair and maintenance of motor vehicles (Expenditures for
Payment of Services) (repararea şi întreţinerea autovehiculelor) ,
S12 row 436 col.2 = mail (Expenditures for Payment of Services) (poştă şi
curier) ,
S12 row 437 col.2 = telephone (Expenditures for Payment of Services) (telefon) ,
S12 row 439-445 col.2 = transport services - town transport / interurban transport          No missing values (all
/ taxi / railway / air / sea / other sorts of transportation (Expenditures for Payment      imputed).
of Services) (servicii de transport - urban în comun / auto interurban / taxi / CFR /       Not applicable (no such
aerian / pe apă / rutier şi alte feluri de transport) .                                     expenditures) = 0.

                                                                                                                                     In the original survey there is a variable on expenditure for
                                                                                                                                     kindergarten and nrseries, but it has been included in EDUCEXP.
                                                                                                               Net / gross
                                                                                        Missing values / not    (income
                             Variable construction                                          applicable         variables)                                Comments

EDUCEXP = (S11 row 270 col.3 + S12 row 427-429 col.2 + S12 row 455 col.2 )
/100 *12,
where S11 row 270 col.3 = school books - amount paid (Non-Food Goods) (cărţi
şcolare) ,
S12 row 427-429 col.2 = educational services - school and out-of-school
education / school accomodation / driving lessons - amount paid (Expenditures
for Payment of Services) (servicii învăţământ şi educaţie - pregătire şcolară şi    No missing values (all
extraşcolară, taxe / cazare şcolară / instruire şcolară auto) ,                     imputed).
S12 row 455 col.2 = payments for kindergarten and nurseries - amount paid           Not applicable (no such
(Expenditures for Payment of Services) (întreţinerea la creşe şi grădiniţe) .       expenditures) = 0.

MEDEXP = (S11 row 294-296 col.3 + S12 row 412 col.2 + S12 row 420-421
col.2 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,
where S11 row 294-296 col.3 = toilet articles - human medicines / optical goods /
technical medical articles - amount paid (Non-Food Goods) (medicamente de uz
uman / articole optice / articole tehnico-medicale) ,
S12 row 412 col.2 = industrial services - manufacture and repair of medical and
optical goods - amount paid (Expenditures for Payment of Services) (servicii de
confecţionat şi reparat, cu caracter industrial - articole medicale şi optice) ,
S12 row 420-421 col.2 = health and personal care services - medical tests,          No missing values (all
consultations, treatments / dental - amount paid (Expenditures for Payment of       imputed).
Services) (servicii de sănătate şi îngrijire personală - analize medicale,          Not applicable (no such
consulţatii, tratamente, spitealizare / lucrări stomatologice (dentare)) .          expenditures) = 0.
TOTEXP = [S14 row 521 col.2 - (S14 row 510-515 col.2 + S14 row 518 col.2) +
own consumption] /100 *12 /DEFLATE,
where S14 row 521 col.2 = total expenses (Expenses and Other Payments -
Balance) (total cheltuieli) ,
S14 row 510 col.2 = contributions for supplementary pension - amount paid
(Expenses and Other Payments - Balance) (contribuţii pentru pensia
suplimentară) ,
S14 row 511 col.2 = contributions for unemployment benefit - amount paid
(Expenses and Other Payments - Balance) (contribuţii pentru ajutorul de şomaj) ,
S14 row 512 col.2 = taxes for wages - amount paid (Expenses and Other
Payments - Balance) (impozite pe salariu) ,
S14 row 513 col.2 = taxes for agricultural incomes, land - amount paid (Expenses
and Other Payments - Balance) (impozite pe venituri agricole, terenuri) ,
S14 row 514 col.2 = taxes for builings, cars - amount paid (Expenses and Other
Payments - Balance) (impozite pe clădiri, auto-moto) ,
S14 row 515 col.2 = taxes for self-employed and non-agricultural activities -
amount paid (Expenses and Other Payments - Balance) (impozite pe venituri din                                                This includes the sum over: food goods; non-food goods; fodder;
activităţile neagricole pe cont propriu) ,                                          No missing values (all                   houses and other buidings; lands; animals and poultry; seeds;
S14 row 518 col.2 = taxes - amount paid (Expenses and Other Payments -              imputed).                                shares, property certificates; service payments; goods and persons
Balance) (taxe) ,                                                                   Not applicable (no such                  insurances, dues (trade unions, parties), amounts sent to relatives
own consumption = value of total self-comsumption.                                  expenditures) = 0.                       and other persons, other expenses and own consumption.
                                                                                                                  Net / gross
                                                                                           Missing values / not    (income
                              Variable construction                                            applicable         variables)                                  Comments

                                                                                                                                Variable S13 row 1 col.2 registers the sums which the household
                                                                                                                                employees have cashed in during the reference month, whatever the
                                                                                                                                period-length they were paid for; included are both the sums
                                                                                                                                effectively cashed in (wages, benefits, supplements, rest leave, sick
                                                                                                                                leave for the first 10 calendar days, etc.) as well as the withhold sums
                                                                                                                                (supplementary pension contribution, unemployment contribution,
                                                                                                                                payroll tax, house installments, rents, installments for goods
                                                                                                                                purchased on credit, loan installments, etc.); differently from RO95,
                                                                                                                                this variable also includes the wage which a household member
                                                                                                                                recieves for taking care of the adult or minor handicapped who is
                                                                                                                                socially protected (law 53/1992).
                                                                                                                                Variable S13 row 2 col.2 registers the seasonal and annual bonuses
V1 = (S13 row 1 col.2 + S13 row 2 col.2 ) / 100 * 12 /DEFLATE,                         No missing values (all                   (including holidays-, clothes- or supply bonuses), the sums
where S13 row 1 col.2 = gross revenues and other wages rights (Incomes -               imputed).                                representing the 13th wags, the net-profit benefits from the
Balance) (salarii brute şi alte drepturi salariale) ,                                  Not applicable (no such                  commercial companies, regie autonomes and cooperative
S13 row 2 col.2 = benefits and bonuses from the net profit (Incomes - Balance)         income in household) =                   organisations, other bonuses granted by law or by collective work-
(premi şi beneficii din profitul net) .                                                sysmis.                      gross       contracts.




                                                                                                                                Variable not available in original survey.


                                                                                                                                Variable not available in original survey.
V4 = (S13 row 22 col.2 + S13 row 27-28 col.2 ) / 100 * 12 /DEFLATE,
where S13 row 22 col.2 = cash incomes from agricultural associations (Incomes -        No missing values (all                   Variable S19 col.25 registers both the returns brought by the land
Balance) (venituri în bani de la societăţi şi asociaţii agricole) ,                    imputed).                                tilled in farming companies and legal partnerships, and the
S13 row 27-28 col.2 = incomes from selling food products / animals and products        Not applicable (no such                  stockholders' dividends from farming commercial companies.
(Incomes - Balance) (venituri din vânzări de: produse agroalimentare / animale şi      income in household) =                   Variables S19 col.26 and S19 col.27 register the returns from selling
păsări) .                                                                              sysmis.                      gross       farm-food products and livestock and poultry.


V5 = (S13 row 18-21 col.2 + S13 row 26 col.2 + S13 row 29-30 col.2 ) /100 * 12                                                  Variable S19 col.19 records the household craftmen's (tailor,
/DEFLATE,                                                                                                                       shoemaker, carpenter, tinker, etc.) incomes, mae in their own work-
where S13 row 18-21 col.2 = incomes from self-employment activities: handicraft                                                 shops, at home or outside their homes, as well as the independent
/ trade / transport / other self-employment activities (Incomes - Balance) (venituri                                            workers' (musicians, singers, coaches, etc.) incomes.
din activităţi pe cont propriu din: meserii / comerţ / transport) ,                                                             Variable S19 col.20 records the returns brought by private shops, the
S13 row 26 col.2 = incomes from share sale (Incomes - Balance) (venituri din           No missing values (all                   household members' commissions by various works, selling domestic
vânzarea acţiunilor),                                                                  imputed).                                industry and craftsmanship proucts (baskets, brooms, mats, casks,
S13 row 29-30 col.2 = incomes from selling land, houses and other buildings /          Not applicable (no such                  home-made soap, etc.) or re-selling new or old products.
other goods ?? (Incomes - Balance) (venituri din vânzări de: terenuri, imobile şi      income in household) =                   Variables S19 col.28 and S19 col.29 record the returns from selling
alte construcţii / alte bunuri) .                                                      sysmis.                      gross       buildings and land.
                                                                                       No missing values (all
                                                                                       imputed).
V6 = S13 row 34 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                               Not applicable (no such
where S13 row 34 col.2 = in-kind payments (Incomes - Balance) (venituri în             income in household) =                   Including in-kind payment in form of products, electric energy, fuel,
natura) .                                                                              sysmis.                      gross       etc. evaluated using enterprise selling prices.


                                                                                                                                Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                                                     Net / gross
                                                                                         Missing values / not         (income
                                Variable construction                                        applicable              variables)                                  Comments
V8 = (S13 row 23-25 col.2 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,
where S13 row 23 col.2 = incomes from leasing lands, lending buildings and
other goods?? (Incomes - Balance) (venituri din arendarea terenurilor, închirierea
clădirilor şi a altor bunuri) ,                                                      No missing values (all
S13 row 24 col.2 = incomes from shares (Incomes - Balance) (venituri din             imputed).
dividende) ,                                                                         Not applicable (no such
S13 row 25 col.2 = incomes from interests (Incomes - Balance) (venituri din          income in household) =
dobânzi) .                                                                           sysmis.                           gross

                                                                                                                                   Variable introduced in Wave V.
                                                                                                                                   Variable introduced in Wave V.
                                                                                                                                   Variable introduced in Wave V.
                                                                                                                                   Variable introduced in Wave V.

                                                                                                                                   Variable introduced in Wave V.
                                                                                                                                   Variable introduced in Wave V.

                                                                                                                                   Variable not available in original survey.


                                                                                                                                   Variable not available in original survey.
V11 = (S14 row 512-513 col.2 + S14 row 515 col.2 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                                              Taxes for wages include the amounts of money levied on income and
where S14 row 512 col.2 = taxes for wages (Expenses and Other Payments -                                                           other wage rights, bonuses and benefits.
Balance) (impozite pe salariu) ,                                                                                                   Taxes for agricultural incomes include taxes paid by land-owners for
S14 row 513 col.2 = taxes for agricultural incomes, land (Expenses and Other                                                       farming incomes or for land.
Payments - Balance) (impozite pe venituri agricole, terenuri) ,                      No missing values (all                        Taxes for self-employed and non-agricultural activities include: tax on
S14 row 515 col.2 = taxes for self-employed and non-agricultural activities          imputed).                                     work in craftmanship workshops, tax on trade work, tax on carreer
(Expenses and Other Payments - Balance) (impozite pe venituri din activităţile       Not applicable (no such taxes                 work, tax on independent workers' incomes, income taxes on othe
neagricole pe cont propriu) .                                                        in household) = sysmis.                       independent works, tax on dividends.

                                                                                     No missing values (all
V12 = S14 row 514 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                           imputed).
where S14 row 514 col.2 = taxes for builings, cars (Expenses and Other               Not applicable (no such taxes
Payments - Balance) (impozite pe clădiri, auto-moto) .                               in household) = sysmis.                       This includes taxes on buildings and taxes on vehicles.

                                                                                                                                   This includes:
                                                                                                                                   - the supplementary pension contribution in amount of 3% of the total
V13 = (S14 row 510-511 col.2 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                    No missing values (all                        gross wage (including the benefits and indemnities), paid by the
where S14 row 510 col.2 = contributions for supplementary pension (Expenses          imputed).                                     employees having work-contracts for definite or indefinite length;
and Other Payments - Balance) (contribuţii pentru pensia suplimentară) ,             Not applicable (no such                       - the contribution (1% of the basic wage) paid by the employees
S14 row 511 col.2 = contributions for unemployment benefit (Expenses and             contributions in household) =                 having work-contracts for definite or indefinite lenght, for the effective
Other Payments - Balance) (contribuţii pentru ajutorul de şomaj) .                   sysmis.                                       work legnght.

                                                                                                                                   This includes duties and fees (for issuing property titles and
                                                                                                                                   certificates, identity papers, school and university diploma, passport,
                                                                                     No missing values (all                        work-book, vechicle regristration fee, new building and building
V14 = S14 row 518 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                           imputed).                                     material duties, electrification fee, hunting-, fishing- dog ownig fee,
where S14 row 518 col.2 = taxes (Expenses and Other Payments - Balance)              Not applicable (no such taxes                 customs duties, admission fee to various organisations, sojour fees,
(taxe) .                                                                             in household) = sysmis.                       law court and notary duties, health book fee, trafic fines or sanctions).
                                                                                                                                   Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                                              Net / gross
                                                                                       Missing values / not    (income
                             Variable construction                                         applicable         variables)                                    Comments
                                                                                                                            This includes temporary work incapacity benefits from the Social
                                                                                                                            Security Fund (excl. wage funds benefits for the first 10 days of sick
                                                                                                                            leave) in case of sickness, due to an employment accident on the
                                                                                                                            way to or from work at the usual time and place, due professional
                                                                                   No missing values (all                   diseases, the sums cashed in as paid leave for taking care of the
V16 = S13 row 3 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                           imputed).                                handicapped child under 3, the sums cashed in as sick-leave for
where S13 row 3 col.2 = payments from social security funds for temporary work     Not applicable (no such                  taking care of a seriously ill/handicapped child (and for recovery
incapacity - amount received (Incomes - Balance) (indemnizaţii din fondul de       income in household) =                   treatments) until the child's age of 18, and other sums paid from the
asigurări sociale pentru incapacitate temporară de muncă) .                        sysmis.                      gross       social security fund.

                                                                                                                            Variable not separately available in original survey (sick-leave paid by
                                                                                                                            the employers is included in V1, temporary incapacity benefits paid
                                                                                                                            by the social security fund are in V16 and pensions are in V19SR).
                                                                                                                            Invalidity pensions are included in V19SR.
                                                                                 No missing values (all
                                                                                 imputed).
                                                                                 Not applicable (no such
                                                                                 income in household) =
V19 = V19S1 + V19S4 + V19SR.                                                     sysmis.                        gross
                                                                                 No missing values (all
V19S1 = S19 row 8 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                       imputed).
where S19 row 8 col.2 = social security pensions for old age and number of years Not applicable (no such                    This includes the pension for work and age-limit with full or
worked - amount received (Incomes - Balance) (pensii de asigurări sociale pentru income in household) =                     incomplete length of service from Social Insurance (excl. farmers) ,
vechime în muncă şi limită de vârstă) .                                          sysmis.                        gross       the supplementary pension and the miiltary pensions for work.
                                                                                                                            Variable not separately available in original survey (included in
                                                                                                                            V19S1).
                                                                                                                            Variable not separately available in original survey (early retirement is
                                                                                                                            possible if initiated by enterprise, for ardous or dangerous work, and
                                                                                                                            for women with at least 3 children; included in V19S1).
                                                                                   No missing values (all
                                                                                   imputed).                                This includes the survivors' pension paid from the social security
V19S4 = S19 row 11 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                        Not applicable (no such                  funds (excl. farmers) and the survivors' supplementary pension.
where S19 row 11 col.2 = social security pensions for successors - amount          income in household) =                   Survivor's pensions for survivors of invalidity pensioners and farmers
received (Incomes - Balance) (pensii de asigurări sociale pentru urmaşi) .         sysmis.                      gross       are included in V19SR.

                                                                                                                            This includes the social security pensions for work disability (pension
V19SR = (S19 col.10 + S19 col.11 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                                                       of the people who have lost their work-capacity because of accident
where S19 row 9 col.2 = social security pensions for loosing work capacity         No missing values (all                   or sickness, and have been included in invalidity groups I, II or III;
(Incomes - Balance) (pensii de asigurări sociale pentru pierderea capacităţii de   imputed).                                pension/benefit for the companions of the persons registered in the I.
muncă) ,                                                                           Not applicable (no such                  invalidity group; supplementary pension), and the farmers' social
S19 row 10 col.2 = social security pensions for agricultural farmers (Incomes -    income in household) =                   security pension (farmers' age-limit pension, supplementary pension,
Balance) (pensii de asigurări sociale pentru agricultori) .                        sysmis.                      gross       farmer's pension for work-capacity loss, farmer's survivor pension).
                                                                                   No missing values (all
                                                                                   imputed).
                                                                                   Not applicable (no such
                                                                                   income in household) =
V20 = V20S1.                                                                       sysmis.                      gross
                                                                                   No missing values (all
                                                                                   imputed).
V20S1 = S19 row 6 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                         Not applicable (no such
where S19 row 6 col.2 = children's allowances - amount received (Incomes -         income in household) =
Balance) (alocaţii pentru copii) .                                                 sysmis.                      gross       This includes the child allowance.
                                                                                                              Net / gross
                                                                                       Missing values / not    (income
                             Variable construction                                         applicable         variables)                                  Comments


                                                                                                                            Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                                                            Variable not separately available in original survey (included in
                                                                                                                            V19S4 and V19SR).

                                                                                                                            Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                  No missing values (all
                                                                                  imputed).
                                                                                  Not applicable (no such
                                                                                  income in household) =
V21 = V21S1.                                                                      sysmis.                       gross
                                                                                  No missing values (all
V21S1 = S19 row 5 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                        imputed).
where S19 row 5 col.2 = unemployment benefits, allowance for vocational           Not applicable (no such                   This includes the unemployment benefit, the allowance for vocational
integration, support allowance - amount received (Incomes - Balance) (alocaţii de income in household) =                    integration and the means-tested support allowance for work-fit
şomaj , ajutor de integrare profesională, alocaţii de sprijin) .                  sysmis.                       gross       persons who have exhausted the unemployment benefit.
                                                                                                                            Variable not separately available in original survey (the allowance for
                                                                                                                            vocational integration is included in V21S1).

                                                                                                                            Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                            Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                   No missing values (all
                                                                                   imputed).
                                                                                   Not applicable (no such
                                                                                   income in household) =
V22 = V22S1.                                                                       sysmis.                      gross
                                                                                   No missing values (all
V22S1 = S19 row 4 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                         imputed).
where S19 row 4 col.2 = payments from social security funds for maternity leave    Not applicable (no such                  This includes benefits for maternity and confinement leave, child-care
and child care - amount received (Incomes - Balance) (indemnizaţii din fondul de   income in household) =                   benefits for raising the child until the age of 1 and benefits for sick
asigurări sociale pentru concedii de maternitate şi îngrijirea copiilor) .         sysmis.                      gross       child care until the age of 3.
                                                                                                                            Variable not separately available in original survey (birth allowance is
                                                                                                                            included in V24SR).

                                                                                                                            Variable not separately available in original survey (child care
                                                                                                                            benefits are included in V22S1 together with the maternity benefit).

V23 = (S19 row 12 col.2 + S19 row 15 col.2 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                    No missing values (all
where S19 row 12 col.2 = IOVR pensions - amount received (Incomes - Balance)       imputed).                                This includes the IOWW pensions (war invalid's pension, war
(pensii IOVR, inclusiv de urmaş) ,                                                 Not applicable (no such                  orphans' pension, war widows' pension, survivors pensio and
S19 row 15 col.2 = payments for war veterans and war widows - amount received      income in household) =                   supplementary pension) and the war veterans' and war widows'
(Incomes - Balance) (indemnizaţii pentru veterani şi văduve de război) .           sysmis.                      gross       indemnities.
                                                                                   No missing values (all
                                                                                   imputed).
                                                                                   Not applicable (no such
                                                                                   income in household) =
V24 = V24S2 + V24SR.                                                               sysmis.                      gross

                                                                                                                            Variable not separately available in original survey (included in V18).
                                                                                                           Net / gross
                                                                                    Missing values / not    (income
                            Variable construction                                         applicable       variables)                                   Comments
                                                                                No missing values (all                   This includes education scholarships, merit awards and social
                                                                                imputed).                                awards distributed to children in comprehensive, vocational,
V24S2 = S19 row 7 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                      Not applicable (no such                  complementary, apprentice and post-high schools and to students
where S19 row 7 col.2 = scholarships - amount received (Incomes - Balance)      income in household) =                   attending short- or long-duration university courses and post-
(burse pentru elevi şi studenţi) .                                              sysmis.                      gross       graduate courses.
                                                                                                                         Variable not separately available in original survey (benefits for child
                                                                                                                         care or sick child care are included in V22S1).

                                                                                                                         This includes social aid pensions (for legal beneficiaries of old-age
                                                                                                                         and work-disability due to the chronic diseases, to all categories who
V24SR = (S19 row 13 col.2 + S19 row 16-17 col.2 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                                     lack ersonal means of decent leaving and have no leagal upholder),
where S19 row 13 col.2 = social aid - pensions - amount received (Incomes -                                              indemnities for the politically persecuted people, and social
Balance) (ajutor social - pensie) ,                                                                                      assistance benefits (incl. birth indemnity, benefits for the wives of
S19 row 16 col.2 = payments for persons persecuted for political reasons -      No missing values (all                   serving militaries, benefits for mothers who support more than 3
amount received (Incomes - Balance) (indemnizaţii pentru persoane persecutate   imputed).                                children, support allowance for children under age put under family
din motive politice) ,                                                          Not applicable (no such                  care, social support for people with small or no incomes at all,
S19 row 17 col.2 = aids in the social assistance system - amount received       income in household) =                   indemnities for the martyr heroes' mothers, support in case of a
(Incomes - Balance) (ajutoare în sistemul asistenţei sociale) .                 sysmis.                      gross       family member's death, other money aids, prosthesis aids).
                                                                                No missing values (all
                                                                                imputed).
                                                                                Not applicable (no such
                                                                                income in household) =
V25 = V25SR.                                                                    sysmis.                      gross
                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not separately available in original survey (the means-tested
                                                                                                                         support allowance for work-fit persons who have exhausted the
                                                                                                                         unemployment benefit is included in variable V21S1).

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                No missing values (all
                                                                                imputed).                                This includes the sums cashed in by the handicaped as special aid or
V25SR = S19 row 14 col.2 /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                     Not applicable (no such                  by the blind as social pension; all other sums included in the same
where S19 row 14 col.2 = special aids for handicapped - amount received         income in household) =                   original variable for RO95 are included in V1 and V16.
(Incomes - Balance) (ajutoare speciale pentru handicapaţi) .                    sysmis.                      gross       Invalidity pension is included in V19SR.




                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                                           Net / gross
                                                                                    Missing values / not    (income
                            Variable construction                                       applicable         variables)                                  Comments


                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.


                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.




                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.


                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                         Variable introduced in Wave V.

                                                                                                                         Returns from absent memebrs and other people include: returns from
                                                                                                                         the hosuehold members (pupils, students) who find themselves in
                                                                                                                         other places than their residence place; returns from strangers,
                                                                                                                         without need of being returned or equivalent to goods or services
                                                                                                                         (wedding or christening presents, other family events, etc.); money
V36 = (S19 row 31-32 col.2 ) /100 *12 /DEFLATE,                                                                          sums brought by new household members; money sums received
where S19 row 31 col.2 = amounts received from absent household members         No missing values (all                   from relatives from inside or outside th ecountry. Other incomes
and from other persons - amount received (Incomes - Balance) (sume primite de   imputed).                                include: lottery, gambling or pyramid game returns, prize contests;
la persoane din afara gospodăriei) ,                                            Not applicable (no such                  alimony; reparations from goods and personal insurance; amountsof
S19 row 32 col.2 = other incomes - amount received (Incomes - Balance) (alte    income in household) =                   official trip daly allowances used for other purposes; returns for blood
venituri, inclusiv din vănzare de valută) .                                     sysmis.                      gross       donators, foreign currency sales.
                                                                             Net / gross
                                                      Missing values / not    (income
                          Variable construction           applicable         variables)                                  Comments




                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                           Variable not available in original survey.




                                                  No missing values (all
                                                  imputed).
                                                  Not applicable (no such
                                                  income in household) =
SELFI = V4 + V5.                                  sysmis.                      gross
                                                  No missing values (all
                                                  imputed).
                                                  Not applicable (no such
                                                  income in household) =
EARNING = V1 + V4 + V5.                           sysmis.                      gross
                                                  No missing values (all
                                                  imputed).
                                                  Not applicable (no such
                                                  income in household) =
FI = V1 + V4 + V5 + V8.                           sysmis.                      gross

                                                                                           Impossible to derive.
                                                  No missing values (all
                                                  imputed).
                                                  Not applicable (no such
                                                  income in household) =
MI= V1 + V4 + V5 + V8 + V32 + V33.                sysmis.                      gross

                                                                                           Impossible to derive.
                                                  No missing values (all
                                                  imputed).
                                                  Not applicable (no such
                                                  income in household) =
OTHSOCI = V16 + V17 + V18 + V22 + V23 + V24.      sysmis.                      gross
                                                                                                    Net / gross
                                                                           Missing values / not      (income
                          Variable construction                                  applicable         variables)                            Comments
                                                                       No missing values (all
                                                                       imputed).
                                                                       Not applicable (no such
                                                                       income in household) =
SOCI = V16 + V17 + V18 + V19 + V20 + V21 + V22 + V23 + V24.            sysmis.                        gross
                                                                       No missing values (all
                                                                       imputed).
                                                                       Not applicable (no such
SOCTRANS = V16 + V17 + V18 + V19 + V20 + V21 + V22 + V23 + V24 + V25 + income in household) =
V26.                                                                   sysmis.                        gross

                                                                                                                  Impossible to derive.
                                                                         No missing values (all
                                                                         imputed).
                                                                         Not applicable (no such
SOCTRANS = V16 + V17 + V18 + V19 + V20 + V21 + V22 + V23 + V24 + V25 + income in household) =
V26 + V34 + V35.                                                         sysmis.                      gross
                                                                         No missing values (all
                                                                         imputed).
                                                                         Not applicable (no such
GI = V1 + V4 + V5 + V8 + V16 + V17 + V18 + V19 + V20 + V21 + V22 + V23 + income in household) =
V24 + V25 + V26 + V32 + V33 + V34 + V35 + V36.                           sysmis.                      gross
                                                                         No missing values (all
                                                                         imputed).
                                                                         Not applicable (no such
                                                                         income in household) =
PAYROLL = V7 + V13.                                                      sysmis.

DPI = (V1 + V4 + V5 + V8 + V16 + V17 + V18 + V19 + V20 + V21 + V22 + V23 + No missing values (all
V24 + V25 + V26 + V32 + V33 + V34 + V35 + V36) - (V7 + V11+ V13).          imputed).                    net
 Number of
observations
          Missing and not applicable values have been excluded
 Unweighted


       32187

       32187

       32187




       32187


            0


            0




       32187

       32187


       21934

       32187

       32187
       32187

            0
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




      32187




      32187




      21934




      32187




      21934

           0

           0




      13842




       6298
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




      13842




       6298

           0

           0

      32187

      32187


      21934




      32187

      32187


      21934
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded


      32187


      12519

      32187


      32187

           0

           0

           0

           0




      32187




      21934

           0

           0

           0

           0
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded
           0

           0

           0

           0




      32184




      29162
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




      16236




      19515


           0
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




       1825




      13065




      32186
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




      15538

           0

           0


           0




      32057




       3147




       2246


           0
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




         374




           0


           0




      15088




        575




      14950




        642
          0
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




          97




           0
           0




      16693




      10474

           0


           0




       2453




       7013




      11090




      11090
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded


           0

           0

           0




       1649




       1649

           0

           0

           0




        131




        131

           0


           0




       1709




       5353

           0
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




        183

           0




       5175




        655
          0
          0




           0

           0




        655

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded


           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0
           0

           0
           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0


           0

           0




       3280
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded
           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0

           0




      32074




      32119




      32120

           0




      32120

        655




       6884
 Number of
observations
         Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




      26579




      26710

           0




      26710




      32187




      14950


      32187
                                                                                              Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard        (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation             (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded
                       Weighted by HWEIGHT


              118            118             118                   0

                 1         32187 16117.5217 9283.58927

     15.3641469             2768 237.958198 99.5595839




         0.56495         1.24935 0.98005608 0.19163846




                 0              4 0.72402377           0.5624255

               15            100 52.2464431 15.8758831


               15              90    45.429851 14.3162185

                 1              2 1.22418536 0.41704473

                 1             14 2.94365485 1.58139505
                 5              5          5          0
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




                 1              8 4.24325974 2.35548761




                 1              5 1.16081286 0.58449335




                 1              5 1.15373031 0.55967823




                 1              8 4.16285363 1.96229455




                 1              8 4.21754289 1.85702911




              100           9000 5980.19309 2427.46048




              100           9000 5387.18362 2280.06903
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




                 1             15 5.45555881 3.46280566




                 1             15 6.18276903 3.70620414




                 1              2 1.44920245 0.49741295

                 1              5 2.70585831           1.2807474


                 2              5 2.02223621 0.15473073




                 1              4 1.11381033 0.48168755

                 0              1 0.02256546 0.14851351


                 0              1 0.01354112 0.11557576
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded


                 0             11 0.72553594 1.06872929


                 0             17 8.14695392 5.08507312

                 0              3    0.2546364 0.53521011


                 0              3 0.11497359 0.35201623




                 1             12 4.65890584 3.32986677




                 1             12 5.14878189 3.63481625
                                                                                           Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard     (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation          (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




              879       1222670 70940.6812 36021.4732




               25       1599157      19243.919 35080.5839 Monthly amounts have been multiplied by 12 (variables followed by a "y").
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




               36        316965      9464.3457 15710.7569




               54       3982164 11916.4377             48607.704
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




               39        259138        11609.58        20855.137




               54        672350 5800.53332 12025.1995




             2179       9507349      134694.61 116905.666
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




             1842       2860848      120080.92 89400.6124




               86       3161266 51035.0159 72093.6319




              288       5756279 64226.5416 156844.289




               24        268940 17208.0638 20938.5665
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




              119       1087896 59808.2853 94592.2678




              100       1716509 27809.5669 29356.0139




               62          26551 3435.44936 4138.75559




              272          37191 4410.18327 2871.29058




               20        167159 8465.75977             14554.252
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




             2622        167400 49047.5411 28603.1911




              504        267979 39804.8104             24436.606




             4034        267979 47947.1118 22763.6098




              921          89711 19999.3995 7595.10097




              504          98423 16232.9667 11896.0081




             1642          78007 9175.23284 6171.37985




             1642          78007 9175.23284 6171.37985
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




              903       1348415 20107.8939 29847.8545




              903       1348415 20107.8939 29847.8545




             7365        174672 40402.4443 22532.4274




             7365        174672 40402.4443 22532.4274




              576          52989 5337.53377 5945.12134




              373        130083 4755.94594 7989.54362
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




             1320          84812 15932.8765 10723.8965




              373        130083 4308.50979 7519.59562




             1431          81685 13282.2231 8040.99782




             1431          81685 13282.2231 8040.99782
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




                 8      2281244 39035.7057 103565.698
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




               86       5804893 57472.7579 89842.7236




               86       5804893 120327.989 120226.237




               86       5804893 121035.191 121142.807




               86       5804893 121035.191 121142.807

             1431          81685 13282.2231 8040.99782




              373        174672 6759.46701             12176.449
                                                                                          Original variable descriptives
                                                       Standard    (For income and expenditure variables calculated from more than 1 original variable)
     Minimum         Maximum           Mean            Deviation         (Please note that most original income variables are at the individual level)
Missing and not applicable values have been excluded




             1036       1348415 30531.1822 26616.2121




             1036       1348415 30694.6483 26677.9867




             1036       1348415 30694.6483 26677.9867




              245       5804893 150331.724 123106.176




              272          37191 4410.18327 2871.29058


              245       5804893 134002.308 109394.286
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Net / gross
  Variable                           Present                                                                                                                                                                                            Missing values / not       (income
    Name          Variable label      in file                           Value labels                                               Source                                           Variable construction                                   applicable            variables)                                    Comments
PERSON LEVEL VARIABLES
File information
              Unique country/year id
 COUNTRY number                        YES 118 Romania 1997                                                         LIS code                            COUNTRY = 118.                                                                No missing values.

        Unique household unit                                                                                                                           See variables description.
CASENUM number                      YES                                                                             LIS code                            (original variable: nr = household sequence number - numărul gospodăriei )    No missing values.
                                          1 head
                                          2 wife or steady partner
                                          3 oldest other adult
                                          4 2nd oldest oth adlt
                                          5 3rd oldest oth adlt
                                          31 4th oldest oth adlt
                                          32 5th oldest oth dlt
                                          33 6th oldest oth adlt
                                          34 7th oldest oth adlt
                                          35 8th oldest oth adlt                                                                                                                                                                                                                Note that if there is a married couple and the head is female, the head is
  PPNUM    Person number            YES   36 9th oldest oth adlt                                                    LIS code                            See variables definition.                                                     No missing values.                        switched with the spouse, so that the head is male.
 PWEIGHT   Person weight            YES                                                                             LIS household level data            PWEIGHT = HWEIGHT.                                                            No missing values.
           Person specific
 PSLOT1 person information          NO
           Person specific
 PSLOT2 person information          NO
Demographic variables
                                                                                                                                                        PAGE =S1 col.3 ,
  PAGE      Age                     YES                                                                             Original individual level data      where S1 col.3 = age (Household Roster) (luna şi anul naşterii) .             No missing values.
                                          1 male                                                                                                        PSEX = S1 col.2 ,                                                                                                       In 38 households both spouses of married couples are males; PSEX has
   PSEX     Sex                     YES   2 female                                                                  Original individual level data      where S1 col.2 = sex (Household Roster) (sexul) .                             No missing values.                        been corrected.
                                          1 never married
                                          2 married                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Please note that there are several persons under 20 with divorced or
                                          3 cohabiting                                                                                                                                                                                                                          widowed marital status; however it was impossble to correct them (only
                                          4 divorced                                                                                                    PMART = S1 col.6 (recoded),                                                                                             in one case PMART was corrected).
  PMART     Marital status          YES   6 widowed                                                                 Original individual level data      where S1 col.6 = marital status (Household Roster) (starea civilă) .          No missing values.                        Please note that the labels are different from RO95.
                                          1 head of household
                                          2 spouse
                                          3 child
                                          4 child-in-law
                                          5 grandchild, nephew, niece
                                          6 parent, parent-in-law
                                          7 brother, sister, brother-in-law,sister-in-law
                                          8 other relative                                                                                              PREL = S1 col.5 ,                                                                                                       LIS corrected errors in the relationship variable (two households did not
                                          9 other kinship                                                                                               where S1 col.5 = relationship to head of household (Household Roster) (relaţia                                          have a head and in some households with two-generation couples there
   PREL     Relationship            YES   10 not related                                                            Original individual level data      de rudenie cu capul gospodăriei) .                                             No missing values.                       were accidently two spouses).
                                          1 Romanian
                                          2 Hungarian
                                          3 German
                                          4 Gypsy                                                                                                       PETHNAT = S1 col.4 ,
 PETHNAT    Ethnicity/nationality   YES   5 other                                                                   Original individual level data      where S1 col.4 = nationality (Household Roster) (naţionalitatea) .            No missing values.
 PIMMIGR    Immigration Status      NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Variable not available in original survey.
                                          1 not graduated school
                                          2 primary education (1-4 classes)
                                          3 secondary education (5-8 classes)
                                          4 professional stud., vocational training or apprenticeship
                                          5 first level of highschool (9-10 classes)
                                          6 highschool (9-12 classes)                                                                                   PEDUC = S1 col.11 ,
                                          7 post-sec. specialized ed. or technical training for formen                                                  where S1 col.11 = highest education level achieved (Household Roster)
  PEDUC     Educational level       YES   8 short and long term university education                                Original individual level data      (ultimul nivel de învăţământ de cel mai înalt grad absolvit) .                No missing values.                        Please note that the labels are different from RO95.

  PTOCC     Occupational training   NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Variable not available in original survey.
                                          1 employee
                                          2 employer
                                          3 self employed, non-agriculture
                                          4 self employed, agriculture
                                          5 member of non-agricultural cooperative
                                          6 member of agricultural association
                                          7 unemployed
                                          8 pensioner
                                          9 pupil, student
                                          10 housewife                                                                                                  PLFS = S1 col.10 ,
                                          11 in military service                                                                                        where S1 col.10 = occupational status in reference month (Household Roster)                                             Employees include seasonal, daily, hourly-work and apprentices.
   PLFS     Labor force status      YES   12 other (pre-school children, old persons, sick persons)                 Original individual level data      (statutul ocupaţional în luna de referintă) .                                 No missing values.                        Self-employed include family unpaid workers.
            Activity code
  PACTIV    (occupation)            NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Variable not available in original survey.

                                                                                                                                                        POCC = S3 col.3 * 1000 if S1 col.10 =1,
                                                                                                                                                        else POCC = S4 col.3 * 1000 if S1 col.10 =2 or 3,                             No missing values.
                                                                                                                                                        where S3 col.3 = occupation code (Wage Activities) (codul ocupaţiei) ,        Not applicable (not                       Occupational status (during reference month) was always recorded for
                                                                                                                                                        S4 col.3 = occupation code (Self-Employment Activities) (codul ocupaţiei) ,   working or working in the                 employees, while it was only recorded for self-employed and employers
                                          4-digit ISCO-88 classsification (see variable descriptives for detailed   Original wage activites and self-   S1 col.10 = occupational status in reference month (Household Roster) [see    agricultural sector) =                    in the non-agricultural sector.
  POCC      Occupation              YES   list of labels).                                                          employment activities level data    PLFS for codes] (statutul ocupaţional în luna de referintă) .                 sysmis.                                   The original variables were recorded in 1-digit accuray ISCO codes.
                                         1 agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting
                                         2 extractive industry
                                         3 processing industry
                                         4 electric and thermal power, gas and water
                                         5 construction
                                         6 wholesale, retail trade, hotels and restaurants
                                         7 transport, storage, communications
                                         8 financial,banking, insurance activities
                                         9 real estate transactions, renting, services for enterprises
                                         10 public administration and defense, social assistance                                             PIND = S3 col.4 if S1 col.10 =1,
                                         11 education                                                                                        else POCC = S4 col.4 S1 col.10 =2 or 3,                                       No missing values.
                                         12 health and social security                                                                       where S3 col.4 = activity code (Wage Activities) (codul activităţii) ,        Not applicable (not
                                         13 other collective, social and personal service                                                    S4 col.3 = activity code (Self-Employment Activities) (codul activităţii) ,   working or working in the
                                         14 activities of the staff working for personal households      Original wage activites and self-   S1 col.10 = occupational status in reference month (Household Roster) [see    agricultural sector) =      Industry was always recorded for employees, while it was only recorded
   PIND    Industry                YES   15 international organizations activities                       employment activities level data    PLFS for codes] (statutul ocupaţional în luna de referintă) .                 sysmis.                     for self-employed and employers in the non-agricultural sector.
           Type (status) of                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In original survey there is information on ownership of enterprise, and on
PTYPEWK    worker                  NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  duration of contract, but the info was not delivered to LIS.
           Hours worked per
 PHOURS    week                    NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable not available in original survey.
           Weeks worked full
PWEEKFT    time                    NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable not available in original survey.
           Weeks worked part
PWEEKPT    time                    NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable not available in original survey.
PWEEKUP    Weeks unemployed        NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable not available in original survey.
                                                                                                                                             PDISABL = S19 col.9 (recoded),                                                                            Self assesment. Only asked to persons who during the reference month
                                         0 no                                                                                                where S19 col.9 = do you suffer from a handicap? (Health) (aveţi un                                       suffered from a permanent disability (old or recent) or suffered illness or
  PDISABL Disability status        YES   1 yes                                                           Original individual level data      handicap?) .                                                                  No missing values.          accident.
Income variables
  PGWAGE Gross wage/salary         NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Information available in original survey but not provided to LIS.
  PNWAGE Net wage/salary           NO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Variable could be derived from original survey, but relevant original
PHRWAGE Hourly wage rate           NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  variables were not delivered to LIS.
        Mandatory employer
 PMERC  contribution               NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable not available in original survey.
        Personal self-
 PSELF  employment income          NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.

  PYTAX    Income taxes            NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Information (partly) available in original survey but not provided to LIS.

  PWTAX  Property/wealth taxes     NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable not available in original survey at individual level.
         Mandatory employee
 PMEEC   contribution              NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Information available in original survey but not provided to LIS.
PSOCRET Social retirement          NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Information available in original survey but not provided to LIS.
         Person basic old-age
PSOCRET1 pension                   NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.

           Person supplementary
PSOCRET2   old-age benefit         NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Person early
PSOCRET3   retirement benefit      NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Person survivors
PSOCRET4   pension                 NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Person other social
PSOCRETR   retirement income       NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Unemployment
 PUNEMP    compensation            NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Information available in original survey but not provided to LIS.

           Person unemployment
PUNEMP1    insurance               NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Person training or
PUNEMP2    retraining allowance    NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Person placement or
PUNEMP3    resettlement benefits   NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Person other
           unemployment
PUNEMPR    benefits                NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
PPRVPEN    Private pensions        NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable not available in original survey.
           Person occupational
PPRVPEN1   pensions                NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Person opting-out
PPRVPEN2   pensions                NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.
           Person other private
PPRVPENR   pension income          NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable introduced in Wave V.

PPUBPEN Public sector pensions     NO                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Variable not (separately) available in original survey.
   Variable                           Present
    Name        Variable definition    in file                                 Value labels                          Source
CHILD LEVEL VARIABLES
File information
 COUNTRY Unique Country Id             YES       118 Romania 1997                                  LIS code


 CASENUM Unique Unit Number            YES                                                         LIS code
                                                 6 youngest child
                                                 7 2nd youngest child
                                                 8 3rd youngest child
                                                 61 4th youngest child
                                                 62 5th youngest child
                                                 63 6th youngest child
                                                 64 7th youngest child
                                                 65 8th youngest child
  PPNUM    Person Number               YES       66 9th youngest child                             LIS code
 CWEIGHT Child weight                  YES                                                         LIS household level data
Demographic variables


   CAGE      Age of child              YES                                                         Original individual level data
                                                 1 male
   CSEX      Sex of child              YES       2 female                                          Original individual level data
                                                 3 child
                                                 5 grandchild, nephew, niece
                                                 7 brother, sister, brother-in-law,sister-in-law
                                                 8 other relative
                                                 9 other kinship
   CREL      Relationship of child     YES       10 not related                                    Original individual level data
                                                                                   Net / gross
                                                            Missing values / not    (income
                  Variable construction                         applicable         variables)                    Comments


COUNTRY = 118.                                          No missing values.
See variables description.
(original variable: nr = household sequence number -
numărul gospodăriei )                                   No missing values.




See variables definition.                               No missing values.
CWEIGHT = HWEIGHT.                                      No missing values.

CAGE =S1 col.3 ,
where S1 col.3 = age (Household Roster) (luna şi anul                                            For three children with negative ages (-1),
naşterii) .                                             No missing values.                       PAGE has been recoded into 0.
CSEX = S1 col.2 ,
where S1 col.2 = sex (Household Roster) (sexul) .       No missing values.                       See comment for PSEX.


CREL = S1 col.5 ,
where S1 col.5 = relationship to head of household
(Household Roster) (relaţia de rudenie cu capul
gospodăriei) .                                          No missing values.                       See comment for PREL.

				
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